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School Replaces Blind Student's Cane With a Pool Noodle, What is Your Response?

Over the past few days, my Facebook feed has been abuzz with the story of Dakota Nafzinger. Dakota, a blind eight year old, who had his cane taken away for bad behavior. 357 more words

Education Policy

14 December: #03

This week I’ve been

attending the launch event in Blackwell’s in Edinburgh of Iain MacWhirter’s book Disunited Kingdom: How Westminster Won A Referendum But Lost Scotland… 540 more words

Education Policy

Labour’s disappearing National Bacc

Has Labour ditched its commitment to a National Baccalaureate for 14-19 year olds?

According to the party’s Education and Children statement, Labour will ‘establish an overarching National Baccalaureate framework for all post-16 students which would include high quality academic and vocational courses’. 644 more words


Be a teacher, not a career decider.

One thing we focused on in class when we talked about education policy was that education and teachers should help you as a person; to give you a flourishing human life. 519 more words

Narratives tell the story

The private school where I began my teaching career had an unusual grade-reporting system. From time to time, when progress reports needed to go home, teachers would write a narrative – a paragraph or two – describing the student’s progress in school. 564 more words

Education Policy

Building the Bacc from below

I was delighted to attend the National Baccalaureate summit on 28th November held at Highbury Grove School and hosted by Tom Sherrington, the headteacher. This was an opportunity for a range of people to take stock of the various baccalaureate-like frameworks which are currently available or in development and to consider the way forward following the… 922 more words


E3 – Exemplify an understanding of professional responsibilities and policies

E3 – Exemplify an understanding of professional responsibilities and policies. To me this means that a teacher needs to have a firm understanding of all responsibilities associated with being a teacher. 459 more words

T3 – Influenced By Multiple Instructional Strategies